• PSA: AmazonBasics Portable Power Banks Recall Is Underway

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Following no fewer than 53 reports of power banks overheating and at least one case of chemical burns, Amazon has been forced to issue a recall on at least 6 different AmazonBasics-branded portable chargers. Unfortunately, this recall - listed as recall number 18-728 by the Consumer Product Safety Commission - includes quite a large swatch of Amazon's products in the category. Worse, the timeframe for these items includes those sold between December 2014 and July 2017 at costs between $9 and $40. This includes those that were sold both with or without a carrying pouch and micro USB cable...
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  • Amazon is recalling 260,000 AmazonBasics power banks after reports of burns

    Amazon is recalling 260,000 AmazonBasics power banks after reports of burns

    3 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Amazon has recalled 260,000 AmazonBasics power banks after receiving dozens of reports of the devices overheating, including one report of chemical burns and four reports of property damage.
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  • Amazon recalls power banks over fire and chemical hazard concerns

    Amazon recalls power banks over fire and chemical hazard concerns

    3 monthes ago - By ZDnet

    Amazon is recalling around 260,000 AmazonBasics power banks - following reports of overheating, chemical burns, and property damage.
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  • AmazonBasics power banks recalled over chemical burn and fire risk

    AmazonBasics power banks recalled over chemical burn and fire risk

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Amazon offers a line of its own products under the “AmazonBasics” brand. These items are usually presented as an inexpensive alternative to items from other known brands, and it covers a variety of products: cables, adapters, bags, and more. The Consumer Protection Safety Commission has announced a new recall involving half a dozen AmazonBasics products, all of them power banks....
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